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    ICT 4 Community Integration


    Community integration initiative aims at empowering rural and marginalized communities through development projects and raising awareness of the benefits of ICTs in cooperation with civil society organizations.

    The program also endeavors to promote development in rural and marginalized areas through application of technology solutions to establish an integrated sustainable development model.

    Moreover, it strives to empower women through illiteracy eradication programs, as well as improving services in education, healthcare and in support of small businesses through the use of ICT tools.

    Egypt Information and Communication Technology Trust Fund (ICT-TF) was jointly established by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in January 2002.

    Sponsoring several projects, it aims to investigate the different means by which ICTs can enrich the livelihood of Egyptian citizens and foster socio-economic development.



    - Jobs and Skills for Persons with Disabilities with a Focus on ICT-Based Solutions
    - Telecentre E-learning Academy
    - Community Development Portals
    - Telecentre Network
    - Youth Social Entrepreneurship Program
    - Supporting Hearing and Visually Impaired Students
    - ICT for M/SMEs Development Program
    - Mobile IT Clubs
    - ICT for Illiteracy Eradication
    - Youth Employment Generation
    - Integrated ICT for Development in SIWA OASIS
    - Managing Agriculture Knowledge
    - Mobile IT Unit and Universities Ideas Bank
    - Integrated ICT solutions for Development – Nuba Project
    - Get Online

    Jobs and Skills for Persons with Disabilities with a Focus on ICT-Based Solutions

    The project supports the inclusion of persons with disabilities into the labour market through ICT-based solutions. It aims to empower 600 visual and physical impaired people aged between18 to 35 years.
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    Telecentre E-learning Academy

    Established in 2009, National Egypt telecentre E-learning Academy (NETA) strives to utilize ICTs in enhancing performance and ensuring the sustainability of telecentres across Egypt, enabling them to become more economically and socially sustainable, and effectively serve their surrounding communities.
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    Community Development Portals

    Community development portals tend to widen communities’ horizons and increase the future and career opportunities, in addition to increasing useful Arabic e-content available on the internet.
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    Telecentre Network

    Telecentres are public places where people have access to computers, Internet and other digital technologies. They enable people to gather information and create, learn and communicate with others while developing their essential digital skills. 
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    Youth Social Entrepreneurship Program

    The Youth Social Innovation Program (YSEP) Egypt, was especially tailored for young people in Egypt as it provided funding, mentorship and knowledge to alleviate poverty via social entrepreneurship.
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    Supporting Hearing and Visually Impaired Students

    The percentage of illiteracy among deaf and blind is remarkable, not to mention the lack of integration among those blind and deaf students who are actually enrolled in formal education.
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    ICT for M/SMEs Development Program

    ICT for M/SMEs Development program strives to create an enabling business environment to accelerate the development of M/SMEs through utilizing ICTs’ potentials.
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    Mobile IT Clubs

    The Mobile IT Club (MITC) is a vehicle equipped with PC labs (10- 20 computers, data projectors, satellite connection for internet services, power generator, power stabilizers and uninterruptable power supplies (UPS), a local area network, air-conditioning, a printer and a scanner).
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    ICT for Illiteracy Eradication

    ICT for Illiteracy Eradication program (ICT4IE) Utilizes advanced information technology to convert the learning content of literacy classes into simple, interactive computer-based tutorials. Basic reading and writing skills are presented through innovative ICT tools, designed for both classroom use and self-study.
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    Youth Employment Generation

    Youth Employment Generation program was organized with the Japanese government as one of the new powerful partners who had the necessary fund to tackle such problem especially among youth. The program falls under the local economic development pillar which supports the creation of a healthy competitive business environment for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and social entrepreneurs, and increase jobs for youth using ICTs through means of human development, innovative technologies, Knowledge sharing and partnership.
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    Integrated ICT for Development in SIWA OASIS

    Integrated ICT for Development (Siwa Oasis) is one of Egypt’s most isolated settlements located in the heart of the western desert. Comprising 23,000 inhabitants where the majority is Berbers, Siwa citizens still follow traditional customs especially those related to gender inequality.
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    Managing Agriculture Knowledge

    Managing Agriculture Knowledge (The Expert System) project sought to investigate the most efficient agriculture knowledge management and utilization solutions that can empower farmers with expertise knowledge whenever needed in an easy optimized and updated way to improve their agriculture productivity.
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    Mobile IT Unit and Universities Ideas Bank

    The “Universities Ideas Bank” project, inaugurated in May 2012, is a technology center for new and innovative ideas generated by students and researchers at Cairo University. Since the project depends on students and researchers contributions, the center is implemented on campus through Egypt ICT-TF Mobil IT Unit and an ICT equipped bus.
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    Integrated ICT solutions for Development – Nuba Project

    The Integrated ICT Development in Nuba project, funded by the ICT-Trust Fund, is based on promoting development in the various sectors of the society using technology solutions to establish a comprehensive developmental model that could be applied in remote communities.
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    Get Online

    Get Online project, by ICT-Trust Fund, promotes the use of technology in general and raises awareness about special features of ICT tools use, thereby allowing the youth to benefit of available online opportunities. This is in addition to supporting the role of technology skills in individuals’ everyday life.
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